Gigabyte GS27F gaming monitor with 1080p, 170Hz, and 1ms

Unveiling the Gigabyte GS27F, a novel 27-inch 1080p gaming monitor geared towards delighting video game enthusiasts through its superior attributes. This screen’s focus is on delivering a high refresh rate and swift response time to elevate the gaming experience.

Gigabyte GS27F

The GS27F proudly touts an impressive peak refresh rate of 170 Hz, accompanied by a nimble 1 ms response time, gauged through the MPRT metric. Leveraging FreeSync Premium, the monitor adeptly synchronizes image output with a compatible graphics card, effectively thwarting visual artifacts like tearing.

With a resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels, the screen might seem somewhat modest. However, considering the 27-inch diagonal of the panel, the monitor’s performance shines through. This choice of native resolution complements hardware of varying power, enhancing its potential to capitalize on higher refresh rates.

Gigabyte claims HDR readiness for this monitor. Yet, given its communicated 300 cd/m² typical brightness and 1,000:1 contrast ratio, expectations for a truly immersive HDR experience might be tempered. The array of features is relatively minimal; the monitor permits tilting but lacks rotation or height adjustment capabilities, although it does offer compatibility with a VESA mount.

Displaying prowess in connectivity, the GS27F accommodates image signals through both DisplayPort 1.4 and HDMI 2.0 ports. Some gaming enhancements are on offer, including the option to overlay a crosshair or enhance visibility in dim sections of the image.

Price and release date

The Gigabyte GS27F 27-inch 1080p gaming monitor is available for pre-order at the price of $179.99 through the Bhphotovideo.com online store.

Updated on August 28, 2023: the Gigabyte GS27F is now also listed on Amazon.com for $179.99.

Gigabyte GS27F specifications

Gigabyte GS27F
  • Display: 27-inch SS IPS panel, Non-glare
  • Display Viewing Area (HxV): 596.74 x 335.66 (mm)
  • Color Saturation: 105% sRGB
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080 (FHD)
  • Pixel Pitch: 0.3108 x 0.3108
  • Brightness: 300 cd/m2 (TYP)
  • Contrast Ratio: 1000:1
  • Viewing Angle: 178°(H)/178°(V)
  • Display Colors: 16.7M
  • Response Time: 1ms (MPRT)
  • Refresh Rate: 165Hz / 170Hz (overclocked)
  • Features: HDR Ready, Flicker-free, OSD Sidekick, Aim Stabilizer, Black Equalizer, Crosshair, Timer, Kensington lock
  • Ports: 2 x HDMII 2.0, 1 x Displayport 1.4, 1 x Earphone Jack
  • Stand: Tilt (-5°~+20°)
  • VESA Mount: 100 x 100mm
  • Dimensions: 619 x 447 x 172 mm (with stand)
  • Weight: 5.02 kg (with stand)

In addition to this release, Gigabyte also introduces the GS27FC curved gaming monitor, featuring a 180 Hz refresh rate, 1 ms response time, FreeSync Premium support, a 1,500 curvature, and 1080p resolution. The GS27FC is also up for pre-order on Bhphotovideo.com, priced at $179.99.

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